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manti te'o and news that the reported cancer death of his girlfriend was actually a hoax, in fact, the woman never even existed. nbc's kurt gregory explains. >> reporter: notre dame linebacker manti te'o was the centerpiece of a fighting irish football team that shocked experts. recording a storybook season. a highly publicized death of te'o's girlfriend lennay kekua who was believed to help inspire te'o to the top of the college football world. notre dame called that story a hoax. >> this was a very elaborate, very sophisticated hoax, perpetrated for reasons we can't fully understand that had a certain cruelty at its core. >> reporter: the story of the hoax broke on deadspin, a popular sports website that is reporting the girlfriend doesn't even exist. as the story spread, te'o released a statement saying that he's the, quote, victim of what was apparently someone's sick joke and constant lies. notre dame's athletic director jack swarbrick said te'o's reported relationship with kakua took place online and that the linebacker learned of her fake death in a late december phone call
contagious and u.s. health officials say it's taking over the u.s. all that, and manti te'o's bizarre explanation. destruction for safety's sake. we'll take you to the place where the sun is are warm, the wind is steady and life is good. "early today" right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, january 25th, 2013. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. bitterly cold arctic air is gripping parts of the nation this morning for a third straight day. as you can see single digit temperatures are causing rivers to freeze in the boston area. and in methuen, massachusetts, amazing pictures show the spicket rivers falls frozen solid. here in new york, you can see the famous fountain in bryant park is covered in ice. bill karins will have much more on the deep freeze. >>> in the aftermath of the shootings in newtown, connecticut a new bill to propose the bill for assault weapons it be proposed. dianne feinstein names a bill that includes 150 firearms and semiautomatic rifles and pistols and it would ban ammunition clips holding more than ten rounds but would exempt more than 200 hunt
. >>> a shocking revelation in this scandal involved the moteer dame football player manti te'o. after talking to ronaiah tuiasosopo dr. phil mcgraw was on the "today" show. >> was this a romantic relationship with you? and he says yes. i said, are you then therefore gay? he said, well, if you put it that way, yes. >> dr. phil said the hoaxster told him manti t'eo was not involved in that scheme. >> surfer garrett macnamar claims he broke his record surfing a 100-foot wave off the coast portugal. experts are still looking to confirm the size of that wave. we'll see how facebook fares after news that mobile ad revenue climbed but overall income tumbled 79%. also, after the bell, chip maker qualcomm wowed investors with its bullish earnings and outlook. on the downside, video game publisher and industry bell electronic arts ticked lower in late trading due to a slump in sales in gaming consoles. meanwhile, investors soured on the release of two new blackberrys wednesday sending the company's stock spiraling. research in motion also announced it's finally changing its name to blackberry. "time" t
's manti te'o tells all about his girlfriend hoax. we'll hear from him next. >>> north korea warms that a new test may be coming soon. >>> plus, the most valuable nba franchises in the country. "early today" is back in two minutes. arly today" is back in minutes. >>> welcome back. here are some other stories making news this morning. north korea is threatening to carry out more rocket launches in a nuclear test that would target the u.s. for what it called continuing hostility. this after the u.n. security council condemned pyongyang's rocket launch and expanded recommendations against the regime. >>> the search is on for three canadian men missing in antarctica after their small plane disappeared. >>> los angeles police say a former fourth grade teacher has been arrested and charged with sexually abusing 19 students and an adult co-worker between september 2011 and march 2012. robert pimental is being held on $12 million bail. >>> in an interview set to air today, manti te'o said he was a victim in the hoax for this girlfriend that never existed. couric asked, why didn't come soon
:20 right now. a sports illustrated writer said he missed red flags during an interview with manti te'o. the senior writer posted a transcript of his interview with te'o on s.i.'s website. he includes a retrospective saying there were clues that the story didn't add up. during the interview, te'o was not confident when had he was talking about meeting la nay ka cue a. he could not find evidence of her existence at stanford where she apparently went to college. te'o released a statement on the hoax but is expected to address the media possibly at some point before the weekend is over. >>> caught on tape, a russian firefighter trying to rescue a family from a burning building is pummeled by snow and ice. he's climbing up the ladder and then boom, a huge mound of snow and ice falls off the building. the man somehow managed to hold on as fellow firemen helped him. they ended up rescuing the family and that firefighter was not hurt. very brave and the presence of mind to hold on. >>> it's 4:21 right now. let's take a look outside if we can. city cam showing you the district and there's no
dame as linebacker manti te'o and the mystery over a girlfriend he publicly mourned and now says never existed. in the wake of that revelation in claims he was a victim of the elaborate hoax news organizations are sifting news reports raising more questions. an associated press review finds the heisman trophy candidate perpetuated the relationship. te'o said he learned of the hoax on december 6th which leaves us to learn when will we hear from te'o himself. >>> now, the latest on the ongoing hostage crisis in algeria. new details are emerging about the algerian government raid to rescue foreign nationals held captive at a bp-related gas plant. some americans escaped but others are still being held. duncan, what's the latest? >> reporter: good morning. the latest has come from the british prime minister who has been speaking to his algerian counter part and he said they are still pursuing terrorists and possibly some of the hostages in other areas of the site. what's unclear is how many hostages escaped yesterday during that raid by algerian security forces. it's thought at least four p
. the woman whose face was used in the manti te'o scandal sits down exclusively with nbc news. >>> and j. crew director jenna lyons and jason wu are both live in studio this morning with their reactions to the first family donning their fashions on inauguration day. >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing news, sports and more. i'm mara schiavocampo. thanks for watching "early today." just your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a good one. >>> an all-night manhunt condition continues. police searching door to door for the people who shot an undercover officer. >>> an elderly couple is a target of a home invasion. the clue police hope will track down the suspects. >>> waiting for word. hundreds of niners fans waiting to find out if they'll get a chance to buy tickets to that super bowl. >> they are heading to the big show. looking forward to that. right now a live look over the city the 49ers call home. that's a dark shot of san francisco. it will look a lot nicer once it lights up on this tuesday, january 22nd. this is "today in the bay." >>> good morning, everybody.
exclusive, savannah sits down with the woman whose photos were used in the manti te'o hoax. and hear from a chicago couple who decorated their bedroom with 60,000 pennies. they asked them why they did it. >>> now keep it on this channel for continuing news, sports and more. i'm richard lui along with bill karins. thanks for watching "early today." this, your first stop of the day today on your nbc station. have a great wednesday. >>> new this morning, after more than nine hours of heated comments, oakland city council voted on a plan to hire controversial consultant bill bratton. details on the decision next. >> you may want to check your freezer after a popular berry company issues a food recall. we'll let you know about the food you want to make sure you're not feeding your family. >> and a high school heist. an expensive south bay restaurant burglarized in the night. the pricy items burglars made off with. >> we take you live outside. you have arrived on wednesday, middle of the week on january 23. a live look at the beautiful bay bridge. this is "today in the bay." >> announcer: from
football player manti te'o after talking to ronaiah sue soap poe was on the "today" show. >> was this a romantic relationship with you the answer was there. are you therefore gay, he said, well, if you put it that way, yes. >> dr. phil told him the hopester. >>> surfing a 100-foot wave off the coast of portugal. experts to looking to confirm the size of that wave. >>> the tug-of-war between bulls and bears. mastercard and u.p.s. could set the tone ahead of the first jobs report of tlirn. we'll see how facebook fares after news that mobile ad revenue climbed but overall income tumbled 79%. after the bell, chip maker qualcomm wowed investors with its bullish earnings. electronic arts ticked lower due to a slump in sales in gaming consoles. meanwhile, investors soured on the release of two new blackberrys wednesday sending the company's stock spiraling. research in motion also announced it's finally changing its name to blackberry. the parent of "people" and "sports illustrated" is planning to lay off 500 people. walmart has limited ammo sales to three boxes per customer per
him. >>> notre dame's manti te'o talked about his girlfriend twice. she wasn't dead she never really existed. the latest in the hostage situations. and plans for the president's inauguration are well under way. and back to the future another time. the retrofitted hovercraft. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for friday, january 18th, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. one big lie. that's what lance armstrong said for the first time ever after more than a decade of denials. the seven-time tour de france winner admitted to cheating by taking banned substancing during his cycling career. some a sitdown with oprah winfrey he talked about the allegations that have been plaguing him for here's. this after the justice department decided to intervene in a whistle-blower lawsuit brought on by a former teammate. nbc's kurt gregory has more. >> a one more answer. >> did you ever take banned substances to enhance your performances? >> yes. >> reporter: after years of denials, seven-time winner lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey he did use perf
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